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Do you know the difference between job boards and job aggregators?

The results of this survey have highlighted that the vast majority of job seekers (87%) are unaware of the difference between job boards and job aggregators when searching for a role online. According to recent global job search data job aggregators make up 23% of job seeker traffic making them a vital tool in the recruitment industry.

Contributor: Mike Wall - The IJA | Published: 15 September 2023

Over half of UK professionals don’t update their CV

A new study by TopCV finds more than half of UK professionals fail to update their CV often enough. Learn how often you should update your CV – and how to do so as painlessly as possible.

Contributor: Amanda Augustine - TopCV | Published: 27 May 2023

World’s most Googled interview questions in 2022- and how to answer them

Did you know that 39% of employed respondents across all age categories are planning a career change this year? Here're tips from HR experts on how to answer the most searched job interview questions.

Contributor: James Lloyd-Townshend, CEO and Chairman - Frank Recruitment Group | Published: 1 August 2022

Employers continue to lack transparency around salary

Nearly three quarters (72%) of tech workers are highly sceptical about companies which do not give an indication around salary in job ads, and more than half (57%) would avoid applying for a role which simply described pay as ‘competitive’.

Contributor: Dominic Harvey, Director - CWJobs | Published: 3 June 2022

Rise in misinformation is a pressing problem

People may be willing to condone statements they know to be false and even spread misinformation on social media if they believe those statements could become true in the future, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Contributor: Katherine Novak - American Psychological Association | Published: 28 April 2022

Pet sitter is the most sought-after job

Animal jobs, trade positions, and front line healthcare jobs are some of the most sought after roles of 2022, according to new research from smarter job search engine Adzuna.

Contributor: Paul Lewis - Adzuna | Published: 5 March 2022

Tech job seekers clashing with employers over remote working expectations

This is a story from hackajob – the tech recruitment platform, with new research which looks at the expectations of workers in the technology industry post-pandemic. The research points to mismatched expectations between employers and potential employees: • While businesses think workers most want hybrid working (76%) the same is not true of job seekers • When asked about the benefits they want from a job, more than seven in ten (72%) recruits say remote working, while just half (55%) agree with employers that a hybrid working model is preferable • Half (50%) of tech businesses think it is harder to build a strong team remotely • Among recruits, just 22% think working from home negatively affects office culture

Contributor: Archie Garber | Published: 9 October 2021

Just one in ten furloughed workers is looking urgently for a new job

As the Job Retention Scheme enters its final weeks, only 11% of workers still on furlough are searching urgently for a new job, according to new research from the world’s largest job site Indeed. The labour market has rebounded strongly since the end of lockdown, with the unemployment rate falling to 4.7% and job postings surging past pre-pandemic levels. However, at the same time, employers across a range of sectors are struggling to fill vacancies. Over half of people currently out of work are not actively seeking a new job, while many unemployed workers are being selective about what they apply for because they have a sufficient financial cushion.

Contributor: Jack Kennedy, UK economist - Indeed | Published: 20 August 2021

UK grad jobs triple year-on-year

Graduate hiring was hard hit by the pandemic and has been slow to recover. Many employers simply stopped creating entry-level positions and focused hiring instead on senior leaders to help steer them through the pandemic storms, as well as filling urgent open roles. But things seem to be bouncing back just in time for the class of 2021, with our data showing 10 consecutive weeks of growth in graduate hiring and vacancies are finally returning to healthy levels.

Contributor: Andrew Hunter, Co-founder - Adzuna | Published: 29 July 2021